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Table 2 Subgroup analysis of 18 included studies in this systematic review and meta-analysis considering study design, sample size, and study settings

From: The effect of antenatal care follow-up on neonatal health outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Variables used for subgroup analysis   Random effects RR with (95%CI)
Study design Cross sectional 0.64 (0.46, 0.88)
Case-control 0.61 (0.40, 0.94)
Cohort 0.72 (0.48, 1.07)
Community trial 0.89 (0.46, 1.72)
Sample size < 1000 0.7 (0.47, 1.05)
1000–10,000 0.67 (0.55, 0.82)
> 10,000 0.61 (0.41, 0.9)
Study settings SSA 0.59 (0.46, 0.76)
Asia 0.78 (0.58, 1.06)
South America 0.93 (0.68, 1.25)